15-year-old wooden boat ban in Ha Long Bay sparks outcry from local firms

15-year-old wooden boat ban in Ha Long Bay sparks outcry from local firms

Tour boat operators on Vietnam’s heritage-listed Ha Long Bay are outraged at a move by local authorities to ban about 25 percent of vessels from working the waters, a move that will cost thousands of jobs. Quang Ninh authorities to tighten grips on wooden…